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Shipwreck of dreams

23 Jan 2014

Daniel Harvey looks at the lessons of the Socialist Alliance for today

Time to take principles seriously

16 Jan 2014

The Socialist Platform’s claim to the mantle of principled politics is entirely bogus, says Daniel Harvey

Liquidationism: End of the road

12 Dec 2013

The Anti-Capitalist Initiative is about to fold. Meanwhile the International Socialist Network looks set to splinter. Harley Filben explores the politics of the marsh

Stuart Hall: Left’s great ‘moving right’ show

05 Dec 2013

Daniel Harvey reviews: Stuart Hall, Doreen Massey, Michael Rustin (eds) 'After neoliberalism? The Kilburn manifesto', Soundings, 2013

Die Linke: Courtship with an eye on 2017

21 Nov 2013

The latest developments in German politics should serve as a reality check for the ‘broad party’ advocates in this country, argues Ben Lewis

Oppose nationalism across the board

24 Oct 2013

Use the May 2014 Euro elections to fight for socialism and internationalism, argues James Marshall of Labour Party Marxists

IS Network: Battling with a rotten legacy

24 Oct 2013

Daniel Harvey looks at developments in the political regroupment project centred on the International Socialist Network following its weekend conference

Left culture: Politics for dummies

03 Oct 2013

Paul Demarty asks why so many on the left are afraid of talking politics

Safe spaces: Conway-Hudson school of censorship

26 Sep 2013

Paul Demarty defends the idea of free speech on the left

Socialist Platform: Politics of prejudice

19 Sep 2013

The fear of political groups and impatience with political meetings on display at the Socialist Platform’s first national meeting are deeply linked - and politically pernicious, argues Paul Demarty

Socialist Platform leaders: Headlong collapse into politics of the labour bureaucracy

19 Sep 2013

Peter Manson reports on the undemocratic manoeuvres of the drafting group

Socialist Platform: An exchange

12 Sep 2013

Message sent to the Socialist Platform drafting group by the CPGB and a reply from the comrades

CWI Ireland: Attempt to silence critics

08 Aug 2013

Anne McShane surveys the response to CWI member Craig Murphy's honest and forthright article on the Socialist Party in Ireland

ISNetwork: Entropy, therapy and eclecticism

18 Jul 2013

The International Socialist Network is still trapped by SWP politics, argues Harley Filben

AWL school: Economism and frontist delusions

27 Jun 2013

Mike Macnair was at the Ideas for Freedom school to listen, to learn and to debate